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Social Security Administration: Year 2000 Readiness Efforts Helped Ensure Century Rollover and Leap Year Success
AIMD-00-125: Published: Apr 19, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) final actions to ensure its year 2000 readiness, including the actions it took during the rollover period--December 30,1999, through January 3, 2000, as well as for the February 29 leap year date--to ensure a successful transition to the new century.GAO noted that: (1) overall, SSA demonstrated a strong an...
Small Business Administration: Status of Mandated Planning for Loan Monitoring System
AIMD-00-105R: Published: Feb 24, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) efforts to complete the mandated planning actions for the development of its loan monitoring system.GAO noted that: (1) as of February 23, 2000, SBA did not complete the required planning actions by its expected milestone of August 1999; (2) SBA officials advised GAO that they e...
Executive Office of the President: Analysis of EOP's 1999 Information Technology Architecture Update and Capital Investment Plan Report
AIMD-00-63R: Published: Feb 4, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Executive Office of the President's (EOP) 1999 Annual Update to the Information Technology Architecture (ITA) and its Capital Investment Plan Report, focusing on whether these documents adequately define a target enterprise systems architecture.GAO noted that: (1) EOP's ITA Update defines several key elements of a target systems architecture, s...
Year 2000 Computing Challenge: Leadership and Partnerships Result in Limited Rollover Disruptions
T-AIMD-00-70: Published: Jan 27, 2000. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the change of century rollover, focusing on: (1) the reporting structure established by the government to obtain information on year 2000-related failures during the rollover period; (2) examples of year 2000 errors and their resolution; and (3) lessons from the year 2000 effort that can be carried forward to improve the management of information...
Year 2000 Computing Challenge: Delivery of Key Benefits Hinges on States' Achieving Compliance
T-AIMD/GGD-99-221: Published: Jun 23, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the year 2000 challenge facing state and local governments, focusing on: (1) the reported year 2000 readiness of state and local governments and actions taken by the President's Council on Year 2000 Conversion in this area; (2) the readiness and federal activities associated with state-administered federal programs; and (3) GAO's observations on H...
Land Management Systems: Major Software Development Does Not Meet BLM's Business Needs
T-AIMD-99-102: Published: Mar 4, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Automated Land and Mineral Record System project, also known as the ALMRS/Modernization, focusing on: (1) the history of the project; (2) the results of GAO's reviews, including the key reasons for problems; and (3) where GAO believes BLM should go from here.GAO noted that: (1) BLM spent over 15 years and esti...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Defense Has Made Progress, But Additional Management Controls Are Needed
T-AIMD-99-101: Published: Mar 2, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to solve the year 2000 computer systems problem.GAO noted that: (1) DOD's efforts to confront the year 2000 problem is particularly daunting because: (a) DOD's size and scope of operations, criticality of mission, and heavy reliance on a diverse portfolio of information technology is unparalleled in either...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Customs Is Effectively Managing Its Year 2000 Program
T-AIMD-99-85: Published: Feb 24, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Customs Service's progress in addressing the year 2000 computing problem, focusing on Customs': (1) progress to date; (2) program management; and (3) future challenges.GAO noted that: (1) as of January 1999, Customs reported that it had met milestones recommended by the Office of Management and Budget for renovating and validating most of its...
HUD Information Systems: Improved Management Practices Needed to Control Integration Cost and Schedule
AIMD-99-25: Published: Dec 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified: (1) the initial objectives, development, deployment and maintenance costs, and completion dates for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Financial Systems Integration (FSI) effort and how they have changed; (2) the factors that have contributed to FSI cost increases and schedule delays; (3) whether HUD is following industry be...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: The District of Columbia Faces Tremendous Challenges in Ensuring Vital Services Are Not Disrupted
T-AIMD-99-4: Published: Oct 2, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1998.
GAO discussed the year 2000 risks facing the District of Columbia, focusing on: (1) its progress to date in fixing its systems; and (2) the District's remediation strategy.GAO noted that: (1) until June 1998, the District had made very little progress in addressing the year 2000 problem; (2) to compensate for its late start, the District has hired a new chief technology officer, appointed a full-t...